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Eric Liu, MD
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Eric Liu, MD

Interventional Pain Specialist

Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


Dr. Li-Herng (Eric) Liu, M.D is an ACGME credited fellowship-trained interventional pain medicine specialist and anesthesiologist. He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dr. Liu is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Spine Intervention Society, and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.


Dr. Liu received his bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. He attended medical school at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Liu then completed a general surgery internship at Physicians Medical Center at Carraway in Birmingham, Alabama. He also completed an anesthesiology residency and an interventional pain medicine fellowship at the University of Alabama-Birmingham University Hospital.


Dr. Liu witnessed the devastating consequences of pain during his grandfather’s battle with metastatic prostate cancer, which instilled the desire to treat pain. During his training at the University of Alabama, he learned that pain is a highly personal experience and affects patients differently. All patients who endure pain on a day-to- day basis can have their lives immeasurably improved with advanced pain treatment.


Dr. Liu firmly believes in the importance of multi-disciplinary approach with holistic concept to the treatment of acute and chronic pain and is proficient in a wide array of pain treatment modalities, ranging from basic therapies to advanced invasive procedures (injections, radiofrequency ablation and spinal cord stimulation). He educates his patients on all the available treatment options in managing pain and is committed to improving patient's quality of life through personalized care. Most importantly, Dr. Liu cherishes the trust and mutual respect that exist in the patient-physician relationship.


Dr. Liu's interests outside of clinical care include traveling, running, basketball, photography, and spending time with his family. Dr. Liu is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, and Taiwanese. 

Professional Experience 

  • Fellowship trained and Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

  • Extensive experience with chronic and acute pain.

  • Extensive experience with spinal cord stimulation therapy and dorsal root ganglion stimulation therapy 

  • Active in the Texas Pain Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and American Academy of Pain Medicine

  • Comfortable with medically complex patients

Conditions Treated 

  • Neck and arm pain

  • Back and leg pain

  • Spine pain

  • Join pain

  • Persistent pain after surgery

  • Trigeminal neuralgia/facial pain

  • Headaches

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Cancer pain

Services Offered

  • Comprehensive and Individualized Pain Medicine evaluation and plan

  • Excellent communication with referring physicians

  • Minimally invasive Pain Medicine procedures

  • Medication management

  • Most insurance accepted

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